The problem with aluminum.
You can recycle aluminum foil. But most recycling centers will not take the foil because it is contaminated with food and bacteria.
How it's made?
Aluminium foil is produced by rolling sheet ingots cast from molten billet aluminium, then
Re-rolling on sheet and foil rolling mills to the desired thickness, or by continuously casting and cold rolling. The continuous casting method is much less energy intensive and is the preferred method of production.
Uses for Aluminum Foil
Aluminum foil has hundreds of uses. Just a few are storing food, scaring birds, boosting electronic signals, fixing broken batteries, polishing chrome, cleaning the grill, steaming silk and wool. People are always learning new things to do with aluminum foil.
Aluminum foil can be washed with soap and water, or even be placed on the top rack of your dishwasher. It can then be reused for literally hundreds of things in life. There is no reason to ever throw away aluminum foil!